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Free at last! Free at last! Thank evolution, free at last!

Drew McDermott
2005 Artificial Intelligence  
Not at all. Determinism is a red herring. With or without it, the problem of free will is explaining what a free decision looks like from the point of view of physics and biology.  ...  If you see your coat catch on fire, you do not try to predict what you will do, but instead to predict what will happen if you decide to take your coat off, or to roll on the ground, or to run toward the  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.artint.2005.10.002 fatcat:uejlikaagrcwldocripdtnt47u

Pakistan at a Crossroads

BENAZIR BHUTTO
2007 New Perspectives Quarterly  
You would never, you know, let that happen easily, or at least --MR. IGNATIUS: Not easily. (Laughter) MR.  ...  And, you know, if you looked at that take, you'd say that they are, at least now, trying to give this peace process a chance.  ...  Can you give me any --scare me more, or give me any confidence or any insights at all? MR. HAQQANI: I think you are right. I think an unstable society should not have that many nuclear weapons.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1540-5842.2007.00919.x fatcat:tusd5gexbncstigkj2ix444dja

Murder at the Asylum [article]

Tanya Khovanova
2018 arXiv   pre-print
I discuss the puzzle itself, the solution, and the mathematics behind it.  ...  It follows that, in the problem, the person at the asylum is a patient, but we do not have a way to know whether this is a sane or an insane patient. What would happen if insane people can also lie?  ...  What do insane people believe that they believe? Let me try something else." He asked: Yes or no, do you believe that you are a patient?" • Ann: Yes.  ... 
arXiv:1803.09607v1 fatcat:ytd6pk2zvvelbj5k6owl5evoha

Iphigenia at Zero

Lisa Schlesinger
1996 Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies  
You know, about who did what to who when. Or it could be the secrecy and shame factor. You know, who did what to who when.  ...  If at any time you FALL OUT of interest you may gently slip off the ear phones or simply switch the channel. Remember we are here to serve you.  ...  And I ask him with our baby in my arms how he could have possibly got grass in his shoes and he looks at me, fingering the faint and expressionless eyebrows of our son, and says, gosh, you know, I was  ... 
doi:10.17077/2168-569x.1390 fatcat:6ihq3mjrkbdxrhygp2vuxsdawm

At Your Command

David Pogue
2016 Scientific American  
He said, "If any man should ever come, saying, 'Look here or look there,' believe them not, for the kingdom of God is within you." Heaven is within you.  ...  Do not speculate as to how you shall express these qualities or claims, for life has a way that you, as man, know not of. Its ways are past finding out.  ... 
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican0716-25 pmid:27348375 fatcat:yznvgumilrcpfo7rffjs3csame

A Layman Looks at Mathematics

John R. P. French
1929 Mathematics Teacher  
In rhe language of childhood I " hated " arithmetic-and in any language I certainly dreaded and feared it.  ...  At the tender age of ten I was consigned to the-Latin School, and I remember my mathematical experiences there with some vividness. They were painful. I was perpetually " conditioned " in arithmetic.  ...  What shall we say, and what shall we not say, to these young minds, eager or apathetic as the case may be? It looks easy for arithmetic, harder for algebra, and not quite so hard for geometry.  ... 
doi:10.5951/mt.22.6.0348 fatcat:gzvravb6ijfxzivt4snyfrr7bm

Culture at Dinner

Stark Young
1921 North American Review  
"To begin with Shakespeare without knowing any Italian!" I exclaimed, astonished. I asked only, "And are you putting it into verse also?" "How do you mean?"  ...  "Oh yes," she began in a great, man's voice, "the Italians will tell you that you are speaking very well. Don't believe them. I am always bored at these lies.  ... 
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At Fairbanks

Edgar Lee Masters
1919 Poetry  
Life is too deep-we break at last, we say, "O Will, whatever you are, we bow to you; We must submit." AT FAIRBANKS Bill, look here! Here's the Times-you see this picture?  ...  Darkness remains-Orician ebony Is not more black. You've seen this too, I know, And recognize my picture. There I stood, Believed I was alone; then heard a voice, "Is it not beautiful !"  ...  Some mornings I'd pronounce a name and think, "That is the name," then throw the name away It did not fit the echo in my brain. Here, Coroner Merival, look at this picture! Whom does it look like?  ... 
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Management Looks at Communication Again

Raymond W. Peters
1952 Journal of Communication  
With the most modern communication programs in the world, we in management have failed to come to grips with our own ideas, and when we are not sure what we believe and want to say, it is difficult to  ...  One authority warns, “Don't tell ‘em till you ask ‘em.”* We must stop taking for granted that we know what they want or what's bothering them.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1460-2466.1952.tb00190.x fatcat:hwt4jzcrr5d4zayhehagtcg5gi

At Issue

Bill Feiereisen, George K. Thiruvathukal
2008 Computing in science & engineering (Print)  
are clearly being performed by folks who already know of and-we hope-love us. but what happens when someone performs a search based on meaningful content-driven keywords or combinations thereof?  ...  it strikes me that we have a very discerning audience in the making. these students are more than happy to tell you that a site is "so web 1.0" or "so yesterday," so how do we strike a balance between  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcse.2008.49 fatcat:niobrgwnyndq5icnpbbgz42oiq

At D'Ambrosia's

Jeffrey Alan Johnson
1984 Iowa Review : literary quarterly  
"I don't know," he said. "All of them." She lowered her slim eyebrows at him. "You're not bucking for a raise already, are you?" Johnnie's partners giggled.  ...  Selina looked at Johnnie. "I don't believe this guy," she said, trying to smile again. "I make him foreman at my newest, most important store, and he doesn't appreciate it."  ... 
doi:10.17077/0021-065x.2990 fatcat:zmsktpxbevb4fctpadbwm23i2q

Maunday Thursday at Rome

Timothy Callaghan
1855 The Catholic Layman  
maybe its deceiving me you are; sure I know that Father John wouldn't let the likes of them inside his door.".  ...  of you.' " That's all true,' says Jerry; " but still what I read for you is true too."  ...  But that's not all-it's not my questlon, anyhow. What I want to know is, what I read in the Tablet (of April 28th last, in page 260), where we are told that Mr.  ... 
doi:10.2307/30065837 fatcat:65ngilsykfajzkckztchacomne

Spirituality at the End of Life

David Kuhl
2006 Journal of Cancer Education  
Wearing a mask is our attempt to compromise between our real identity and the expectations of others; it is a com- promise between who we are and what we are willing to re- veal.  ...  “You know what it’s like: He walks in the door, the baby’s crying. ‘Can’t you shut it up” The kids ended up having the same upbringing I had. The kids were seen and not heard.”  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15430154jce2101_7 pmid:16918283 fatcat:uw4atrjczfalvnqc2bfsadyjla

ISDS at a Crossroads

Charles N. Brower
2018 Proceedings of the ASIL Annual Meeting  
Let us understand what we are talking about.  ...  The standard investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) system: Claimant appoints an arbitrator, Respondent appoints an arbitrator, and through various means there is an agreement or appointment of someone  ...  If you think there is any way of getting politics out of that-I do not know how long you have been on this earth or what organizations you have been with, whether it is the PTA, the church, or a university  ... 
doi:10.1017/amp.2019.56 fatcat:2slibyz7rrao5fw73cntoqoxli

Page 259 of Hours at Home Vol. 1, Issue 3 [page]

1865 Hours at Home  
And since we parted—why, it’s not more than an hour ago; You have been here all the day, you are always here I know.”  ...  Say it over again—I can not believe that, you know. T’m sure it can’t be true—I will not believe it is he. Oh, no! he just said ‘ good-by’—he can’t be dead in the sea! * He is’?  ... 
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